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    Photos and Videos Bolivia
    The Love of Literacy

    Bolivian mothers in Compassion Survival gain life-changing literacy skills along with parenting and spiritual support.

    Photos and Videos Africa South America Central America and Caribbean
    I Love Easter Because ...
    Easter is a holiday filled with the hope of Jesus – and the joy of childhood! In this beautiful photo essay, hear directly from Compassion-assisted children about what Easter means to them!
    Survival Burkina Faso
    The Tools to Provide

    A mother will do everything she can to feed and care for her child. Read how Compassion comes alongside a group of mothers in Burkina Faso and empowers them to provide for their children through an income-generation initiative.

    Critical Needs Indonesia
    How a Bed Saved a Life

    Do sponsor gifts really matter? Read Novi’s story and learn how a gift from her sponsor provided the 10-year-old victim of tuberculosis with the gift she needed to find rest and healing.

    Child Sponsorship Colombia
    An Alumna Gives Back
    Peru
    Gil Paz

    Gil, a father of five, fell into despair and even contemplated taking his life after a devastating carpentry accident.

    Peru
    Pamela Medina

    From a very early age, Pamela was inspired by her tutors at the Compassion center. Now, as a teacher, she fills her classroom with that same love and patience she once received from the dedicated staff who helped her find a path out of poverty.

    Advocacy Sponsors and Donors
    Fulfilling the Great Commission

    Last December, Calvary Chapel in Yuma, AZ, celebrated Compassion Sunday. Carla and her husband, Jefferson, were instrumental in the event. This is Carla’s story, in her own words, of how bringing Compassion to their church brought Compassion deeper into their hearts.

    Dominican Republic
    Oscar Montero

    Oscar’s life was spiraling out of control. As a young child he was told by neighbors in his gang-run community that he would be nothing more than a drug addict and a thief. But his Compassion sponsor and the staff at his center sent him a different message — one of HOPE for a different kind of life!

    Get Involved Quiz
    Which Compassion Country Do You Have a Heart For?

    Find out which of Compassion's countries lives within your heart by taking this quiz. Then learn about our work in that country and how you can help support the families and children living there.

    Ethiopia
    Meskerem Abebe

    Driven to empower children, Meskerem finished college and returned to the Compassion center she attended as a sponsored child — this time employed as a social worker.